To get out of cleaning a park as community service, Homer fakes his own death. When this results in the family's utilities being cut off, Marge puts pressure on him to reveal that he is alive. However, the spurious news of his "death" brings his long-lost mother - a hippie who is on the run from the law because of her activism against Mr. Burns - back to Springfield. Written by
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Homer, no matter what, I just want you to remember that you have a mother, and she loves you very much
Written by Benny Andersson
, Björn Ulvaeus
and Stig Anderson
Performed by ABBA See more